Surveys are of a great help to gather data, and information about people views. A survey can be done from distant locations by mail, email or on the telephone. A standard list of questions is given to the people being surveyed.
The Inbox Alliance estimates that email productivity costs enterprises at least $3.6 million a year. Office employees spend 2-3 hours a day dealing with email. For many office workers, this is about a quarter of their entire time in the office.